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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Featured Headline

Generalized System of Preferences
Approved By House

CalChamber, February 14, 2018

International Event - Casualties of Trade War?

CalChamber Companies in the News

Cisco Leadership in Automation Continues with New Network Automation Portfolio for Service Providers
Cisco, February 20, 2018

Boeing CEO Says Talks with Brazil’s Embraer Making Progress
ABS-CBN News, February 16, 2018

BMW Manufacturing Continues as Largest U.S. Automotive Exporter
BMW, February 13, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent
to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts
(Including Ambassadors to Hungary, Poland, and Fiji)

February 13, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary Ross Releases Steel and Aluminum 232 Reports
in Coordination with White House

February 16, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty
and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China

February 16, 2018

Helping the American Economy Grow: 2018–2022 Strategic Plan
February 13, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

USTR Robert Lighthizer’s Statement on Committee Vote
to Approve Nominations of C.J. Mahoney and Dennis Shea

February 15, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

Korea Initiates WTO Complaint Against US Anti-Dumping,
Countervailing Duties

February 20, 2018

WTO Case Eyed Over China’s Forced Technology Transfers
The Japan News, February 15, 2018

Trade Agreements


Majority Believes Canada Will Emerge
from NAFTA Talks Unharmed, Poll Finds

The Globe and Mail, February 19, 2018

Next NAFTA Talks Scheduled
to Start with Auto Content Rules

BNN, February 16, 2018

Ending NAFTA Could Cause Rural
‘Depression,’ GOP Senator Says

Bloomberg, February 16, 2018

Mexico, U.S. Express Cautious
Optimism on NAFTA Deal

Reuters, February 15, 2018

Freeland and Lighthizer’s Secret
Valentine’s Day Meeting in Washington

The Star, February 15, 2018

3 Independents Poised to Shake Up
Mexico’s Presidential Race

The Sacramento Bee, February 15, 2018

Trump Plans to Meet with Pena Nieto
in Coming Weeks, Mexico Says

Bloomberg, February 14, 2018

Next Round of NAFTA Talks
to Move Up a Day, Sources Say

Bloomberg, February 14, 2018

NAFTA Withdrawal Would Mean
15 Cent Mexican Sugar Tariff

The Fence Post, February 14, 2018

Trump Hamstrings U.S. NAFTA Negotiators,
Says Canada’s Chief Negotiator

Toronto City News, February 13, 2018

Central American Nations to Sign Trade Deal with South Korea
The Business Times, February 20, 2018

Australia Says UK Could Join Pacific Trade Group After Brexit
Independent, February 20, 2018

Canada Aims to Join South America Trade Pact
Taipei Times. February 18, 2018

Canada Set to Open Free Trade Talks with South American Bloc
CBC News, February 15, 2018


How To Punish American Workers
The Wall Street Journal, February 19, 2018

How the U.S. Ambassador to China May Have Xi Jinping’s Ear
NPR, February 18, 2018

Senate Finance Clears Deputy USTR Nominees
American Shipper, February 16, 2018

National Governor’s Association Announces New Office Focused
on International Cooperation

NGA, February 14, 2018

Trump’s Passion for Tariffs Faces Stiff Headwinds from His Party
Bloomberg, February 14, 2018


Why We Need Immigration – and Immigration Reform
San Francisco Chronicle, February 1, 2018

More International Articles

China Would Not Be the Only Country Hurt By US Steel Tariffs
CNBC, February 20, 2018

Singapore Plans to Boost Goods and Services Tax to 9%
Bloomberg, February 19, 2018

FICCI Asks USTR to Remove India from Priority Watch List
Business Standard, February 19, 2018

UK Warns EU It Won’t Pay Brexit Bill Without Good Trade Deal
Bloomberg, February 19, 2018

Japan’s Steel Industry Urges Trump to Make Careful Trade Decision
Reuters, February 19, 2018

Denmark Remains on Top of Rule of Law Index
CPH Post Online, February 18, 2018

In Free Trade U-Turn, Modi Raises India’s Import Duties
Industry Week, February 15, 2018

Europe’s Widening Surplus with U.S. Could Fan Trade-War Tensions
American Journal of Transportation, February 15, 2018

US-Africa Trade: Creating Common Ground Amidst Policy Uncertainty?
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, February 15, 2018

Global Trade: Looking at the Big Picture
Forbes, February 13, 2018



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